Plugged or Embedded Ball

Rule 25-2 Embedded Ball says, "A ball embedded in its own pitch mark in the ground in any closely mown  area through the green may be lifted, cleaned and dropped, without penalty as near as possible to the spot where it lay but not nearer the hole. Closely mown area means any area of the course cut to fairway height or less."

 

Embedded Ball diagram explanation

Raffles Golf Bali Local rule for an embeded ball for Through the Green when envoked reads as follows;  

"Through the green, a ball that is embedded in its own pitch-mark in the ground may be lifted, without penalty, cleaned and dropped as near as possible to where it lay but not nearer the hole. The ball when dropped  must first strike a part of the course through the green. 

Exceptions: 

1. A player may not take relief under this Local Rule if the ball is embedded in sand in an area that is not closely mown.

 

2. A player may not take relief under this Local Rule if interference byanything other than the condition covered by this Local Rule makes the stroke clearly impracticable."

 

 

 

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